# variable

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## Synonyms for variable

### (used of a device) designed so that a property (as e.g. light) can be varied

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This dichotomous variable was based on an item that asked the youths to report whether they had received SSI benefits in the two years prior to the Wave 4 interview.
Two dichotomous variables (regular mealtime routine and regular bedtime routine) were created, where 1 indicated that caregivers answered "every day" to all of the related items and 0 was assigned for all other responses.
The first three categories are denoted "proficient" and are distinguished in a dichotomous variable from the remaining categories.
Also included in equations are dichotomous variables for the reporting of tenure status and SAT score to control for non-reporting institutions, where 1 = not reported, 0 = reported.
The dichotomous variable "Gender" received the value 1 when the individual said to be a woman and 0 when he said to be a man.
To allow for differential responses to the program according to the realization of these dichotomous variables as well as asset levels, we estimate the following linear probability models controlling for state fixed effects, year fixed effects, state-level linear time trends, individual fixed effects, and time-varying individual characteristics.
The dependent variable in this model is the dichotomous variable LAST, equal to one if the contract is the last one of the player's career, and equal to zero if he signs another contract.
Thus, relative proportions in defining the dichotomous variable should be considered because as the difference between number of observations In each category increases, [r.
To simplify the analysis, a single dichotomous variable of disruption or violence in headline/lead was created with 1 = at least one item was mentioned, and 0 = none of the four items was mentioned.
The first explanatory variable, union job, is a dichotomous variable denoting whether a person is a union member covered by a labor contract.
In one hand, it has been estimated a probit model in which the dependent variable is a dichotomous variable that reflects the consumer's intention to buy fakes; on the other hand, it has been estimated another probit model in which the dependent variable is a dichotomous variable that represents the purchase of counterfeits that the consumer made in 2012.
We developed dichotomous variable for each item considering the value of 1 if students answered yes and 0 if they answered no.
As a result, we included a dichotomous variable indicating that the child has frequent contact with his or her biological father.
For both research questions, the dependent variable was a dichotomous variable of whether or not the youths had any paid jobs from 2003 to 2004.
These variables are the salaries paid to workers, the experience (or activity years) of the business, the percentage of workers who are related to the business owner, (18) the percentage of unpaid workers, a dichotomous variable that indicates whether the business is located in a city or rural location, (19) three dichotomous variables that indicate the business' economic sector (production, services, or trade), and three dichotomous variables that indicate the business' payroll.
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